Finding engaging English lesson plans for hard-to-impress high school teenagers is no small task. Here you will find hundreds of helpful teaching ideas, units and themes that can be used for a range of grades and abilities, including AP English suggestions.
Great English Lesson Plans for High School: Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh & Twelfth Grade
The College Essay Workbook This workbook is geared toward 12th grade students who are beginning the college essay process. It could also be used with 11th grade students in the spring of their junior year.
AP English Literature and Composition Review A fun and engaging way to provide extra review and support for AP exams. This looks at poetry analysis and at how to write about any novel using prompts tailored from past AP exams.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act It Out! When studying Shakespeare, especially one of his comedies, you want to ensure that students get a feel for the language and nuance of his wit and humor. The best thing teachers can do is have them stand up and perform.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act by Act Quote Questions Studying Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream invites students to study some of the most beautiful and lyrical language in any of Shakespeare’s plays. As with any work of Shakespeare’s, it takes some time for students to adjust to the language and truly master the art of reading the Bard.